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v. fed (fĕd), feeding, feeds
a. To give food to; supply with nourishment: feed the children.
b. To provide as food or nourishment: fed fish to the cat.
a. To serve as food for: The turkey is large enough to feed a dozen.
b. To produce food for: The valley feeds an entire county.
1. To eat. Used of animals: pigs feeding at a trough.
2. To be nourished or supported: an ego that feeds on flattery.
a. Food for animals, especially livestock.
b. The amount of such food given at one time.
2. Informal A meal, especially a large one: We had a great feed at the restaurant.
3. The act of providing food, especially to an animal: food given at one feed.
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Patient discussion about feed

Q. Feeding Tub. How does the Feeding Tub works?

A. Is it easy to feed someone with a feeding tub?. My husband has cancer and can not eat any thing. The cancer is in the voice box.

Q. I gave birth 2 weeks ago and I am having real difficulties breast feeding it hurts really bad, and I am constantly worried that my baby isn't eating enough. What can I do?

A. if it really hurts, maybe you should stop it for a while (maybe there is a micro/small wound at your nipple). You should cure it first then you can soon start breastfeeding your baby again.

Just make sure you have enough drink, be relaxed while breastfeeding, and have enough & healthy nutrition also!
Stay healthy always..

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The presence of mycotoxins in feed grains or ingredients makes them unfit for animal (or human) consumption and can cause serious health risk.
Feed grain loans outstanding were $3.8 billion, and the inventory was $1.2 billion.
Feed Grains Council has been concerned about the lack of growth in Japan's feed grain imports over the past 5 years, Japanese meat imports have risen sharply due to market opening measures in the 1980's--among them the Beef and Citrus Understanding of 1988, which allowed for greatly expanded Japanese imports between 1989 and 1991, and tariff reductions for poultry meat and other livestock products.
With the end of the tariffs it is now more economical to keep feed grain in Manitoba than to pay the full freight costs to ship grain to other locations.
The results of the model supported the hypothesis that the feed grain index tends to have a positive relationship with the CPI for food and beverages, controlling for core inflation.
When the experimental variable -- fertilizer tax -- is introduced to the model, resources such as labor and capital from the food and feed grain sectors move to the livestock and oilseed sectors.
Japan buys one-third of the United States' feed grain exports, but because Japanese consumers also resist purchasing transgenic crops, the country's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is considering biotechnology labeling.
The income gained by corn farmers through higher prices is largely offset by the increased cost of feed grain for livestock producers.
A NEW section on feed grain prices - vital for producers - has just been added to the British Pig Executive website.
The Irish Poultry Processors said the combination of the hike in feed grain prices and the expense of packaging is causing the hike.
Beef prices in 2006 have been influenced by higher feed grain prices, deteriorating pasture conditions, and export demand.
If you have a source of cheap grain, your eggs (and meat) will cost less if you feed grain on the side.